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Tate Modern – Artworks by Christian Schad

"Agosta, the Pigeon-Chested Man, and Rasha, the Black Dove" by Christian Schad

Artist: Christian Schad (Germany)
Title: Agosta, the Pigeon-Chested Man, and Rasha, the Black Dove (left, 1929) | Self-Portrait (right, 1927)
Installation view at: Tate Modern, London
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Agosta, the Pigeon-Chested Man, and Rasha, the Black Dove 1929 is a large portrait-orientated oil painting of two funfair performers made by the German artist Christian Schad. Set against a neutral background of purples, blues and greys, the painting features a white man (Agosta) on a decorative high-backed chair that is reminiscent of a throne…
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Self-Portrait 1927 is a portrait-orientated oil painting on a wooden panel that depicts the German artist Christian Schad and a young woman tightly framed in a domestic interior. The artist appears in the foreground on the left side of the composition, turning slightly to his left and staring directly at the viewer with a sharp, tight-lipped expression. He is pictured from the waist upwards and wears a translucent, collarless green shirt with a tasselled opening at the chest…
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